On Monday, March 27, 2017, Beaumont Police responded to the 6300 block of College Street, in reference to checking the welfare of a person laying in the ditch on the side of the road. When Officers arrived, they located a deceased person, identified as Jamie Ray Petree, a 40 year old Beaumont Man. Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was struck by a vehicle and was the victim of a hit and run accident. The investigation is still on-going and anyone with information is encouraged to call Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234